400 Miles to Freedom




The Museum of Tolerance and Beta Israel North America (BINA) will screen the film 

400 Miles to Freedom

Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 7:00pm

The film focuses on the struggles of the Ethiopian Jews who fled Africa in 1984.  Avishai Mekonen, the director and subject of the film, was brutally kidnapped in Sudan as a child during the escape and he uses the film as a platform to explore issues of immigration and racial diversity in Judaism.

A discussion with the director will follow the film.

$12 per person

RSVP preferred. Space is limited. 
Email or call (212) 697-1180 ext. 102


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